Ethics of scientific publications
1. All articles submitted for publication in the journal are reviewed for originality, ethics and value. The standards of ethical conduct is important for all participants involved in the publication: authors, editors, reviewers, publisher.
2. Articles of graduate students, doctoral students and applicants for a degree of final year are published for free in the first place in the case of their full compliance with the requirements of the publications.
3. The publications should not contain data is relevant to the state, official or commercial secret.
4. Duties of the editors:
4.1. The decision to publish:
- editor in chief personally and independently responsible for deciding on the publication on the basis of the submitted article reviews. The reliability of the work and its scientific significance should always be the basis of a decision on publication;
- chief editor may confer with other editors and reviewers at the time of making a decision on publication.
- chief editor should evaluate manuscripts intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, origin, nationality or political preferences of the authors;
- the editors and the editorial board of the journal adhere to policy and acts in the framework of the legal requirements, since they are responsible for copyright infringement. The editor may confer with other editors to make a decision.
- reviewers or anyone from the editor office without the need should not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers and the publisher as it is confidential.
4.4. Disclosure Policy and Conflict of Interest:
- unpublished materials from the submitted article should not be used in its own study of editors and reviewers without the special written permission of the author;
- Editors must take personal rejection from considering manuscripts (namely: to request co-editor, associate editor or to cooperate with other members of the editorial board in reviewing the work, instead of personal review and decision-making) in the event of conflicts of interest as a result of competitive, cooperative and other interactions and relationships with authors, companies and possibly other institutions associated with the manuscript.
4.5. Supervision of Publication:
- Editor who provided convincing evidence that the statements or conclusions presented in the publication are wrong, should inform the publisher for the early notice of the changes, the removal of the publication, expressing concern about the situation, and other relevant applications.
4.6. The involvement and cooperation within the research:
- chief editor together with the publisher take adequate response in the event of ethical claims relating reviewed manuscripts or published materials. Such measures include interaction with the authors of the manuscript and the reasoning of a complaint or claim, but may also involve cooperation with relevant organizations and research centers.
5. Duties of reviewers:
5.1. The impact on the decision of the editorial board:
- Reviewers assist the chief editor of the journal in making editorial decisions, and help the author to improve the work.
- any selected reviewer who feels inadequate qualifications for consideration of the manuscript or not having enough time for a quick performance, should notify the editor of the journal and ask to exclude him/her it from the process of reviewing the corresponding manuscript.
- Any manuscripts received for review must be seen as confidential documents. They can not be shown to other persons or negotiated with other persons, other than those authorized by the editors.
5.4. Sources Confirm:
- Reviewers should identify the published work that has not been quoted by the author. Any statement such as an observation, or the origin, or the argument previously reported, you must accompany with the appropriate source. The reviewer should also pay attention of the editorial board to any substantial similarity or partial coincidence between the manuscript, which is reviewed, and the other already published work, which is familiar to him/her.
5.5. Disclosure and conflicts of interest:
- private information or ideas that have arisen in the review process, should remain confidential and can not be used for personal gain. The reviewer should not read the manuscript, if there is a conflict of interest as a result of its competitive, partnerships or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or organizations related to the material of publication.
6. Responsibilities of the authors:
6.1. Requirements to the Manuscripts:
- the authors of the original study should provide reliable results of the work, as well as an objective discussion of the importance of research. The data underlying the work should be presented correctly. Work should contain sufficient number of details and bibliographic references for possible playback. False or knowingly false statements are perceived as unethical behavior and are unacceptable;
- scientific articles must be accurate and objective, the view of the editorial board should be clearly marked;
- the author does not publish an article in a volume of more than 25% in other printed and / or electronic media before the publication of the journal with the author's article (co-authors), the rights to which are the subject of the contract;
- the author provides the original of the article in electronic form through the exchange of documents by mail, e-mail or other means of communication in the form agreed with the editors of the journal .
6.2. Access to data and storage:
- the author must be willing to provide access to data related to the publication of material, if possible. In any case, the author must be willing to keep such data for a reasonable period of time after publication;
- the author (co-authors) does not distribute the article without the consent of the publisher;
- use an electronic copy of the article, the publisher prepared and transmitted to the author (co-authors), solely in accordance with the terms of the contract;
- reproduction, publication, transmission, or other distribution or use of an article or any parts (fragments) of article contained therein, any legal agreement process should be accompanied by a reference to the journal and mentioning of publisher, namely the article title, author (co-authors), title journal , volume / issue, the copyright of the publisher "Baranovichi State University" or other copyright holder, said in a journal, the year of the first publication.
6.3. Originality and plagiarism:
- authors should ensure that they have written entirely original work. If the authors have used the work and / or words of other authors, it should be adequately specified and quoted;
- author should not publish work which describes basically the same study, more than once, or more than one journal ;
- giving the manuscript to more than one journal at a time is unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable;
- you must provide proof of proper work of other authors. Authors should quote publications that were important in creating the declared work;
- authorship must be restricted to those persons who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution and interpretation of the declared work. Anyone who has made a perceptible contribution should be put in to the list of co-authors;
- the author must ensure that the list of the authors contains only the actual authors and it is not made by those who have nothing to do with this work, as well as the fact that all collaborators familiarized with the final version of the article, approved it and gave consent to the publication;
- all authors should report if their work has a financial or other conflict of interest that could influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript;
- if an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his published work, his duty is to report immediately to the journal or publisher and cooperate with the editorial board for correction of errors.